All Hail HIFU – The Non-Surgical Face Lift!

One of the most talked about Facelift treatments right now is the HIFU treatment. HIFU stands for High Intense Focused Ultrasound, and is the non-surgical, non-invasive answer to tighter and firmer skin…. What a dream right?   Many people undergo Facelift surgery from around the globe and are always looking for the latest trends to bring back a more youthful appearance. What was once a treatment of painful surgery and cutting, we’ve since found a way to look natural while fighting the signs of aging by using the body’s resources to stimulate new collagen.   HIFU can not only reverse … Continue reading

Fat Freezing: No Needles, No Downtime

Fat Freezing: No Needles, No Downtime   Cryolipolysis: The name is a tongue twister but oddly enough the concept behind this innovative treatment is rather simple. Fat freezing as the name suggests involves freezing your fat cells through a carefully controlled application which kills those stubborn pockets of fat hanging on your stomach, thighs or waist. Goodbye love handles, I did not love you.   So, you’re probably wondering how does this procedure work? Is there any pain involved? What happens to the fat cells after they’re frozen? Fat freezing utilises special vacuumed paddles which are applied to your body … Continue reading

The Benefits of Exfoliating from Head to Toe

The Benefits of Exfoliating from Head to Toe   Here at La Peau, we offer two body exfoliation treatments that are highly effective for achieving silky smooth skin. Our Body Polish treatment utilises a blend of extracts of sea salts, vitamins and essential oils in order to boost circulation and detoxify your body.   Our Essential Back exfoliation is equally effective, focusing on cleansing the shoulders and back. This is particularly ideal for congested skin that may build up in those hard to reach areas. Both treatments work to remove impurities and ease tension within the skin.   Exfoliation is … Continue reading

Why Medik8’s Ultimate Recovery Intense is Essential this Winter

Ultimate Recovery Intense

Why Medik8’s Ultimate Recovery Intense is Essential this Winter   It’s no surprise that dehydrated skin is a widespread problem that seems to come hand in hand with the cold winter months. Lower temperatures and levels of humidity mean the barrier our skin relies on is more at risk of drying out, leading to compromised and uncomfortable skin.   This dryness is activated by a process called Transepidermal Water Loss (TEWL), where colder temperatures rob your skin barrier of the moisture it so badly needs to maintain soft and supple skin. This process sounds intimidating but can actually be fought … Continue reading

Winter Dos and Don’ts

Winter Dos

Winter Dos and Don’ts Winter temperatures not only impact upon our warmth but also the radiance of our skin. Many typical habits from Summer can actually cause detriment to the health of your skin which is a big problem many aren’t aware of. We give you 3 Dos and Don’ts for your skin this Winter. DOS Use a humidifier The best investment for Winter is a humidifier, not only will it keep your throat and nose feeling more comfortable if you’re suffering from a cold but also aids in preventing your skin from drying out. Moisturise If you’re still experiencing … Continue reading

Indulge in a Body Wrap

Indulge in a Body Wrap

Indulge in a Body Wrap   For those wondering what body wraps are, it’s exactly as the name suggests… the covering of your body with certain beneficial products! Your body wrap session would begin with a full body scrub to ensure any topical products applied later on during the treatment can receive ultimate absorption by your skin. Our therapists would then wrap you in your choice of a seaweed, clay or plant mask. Don’t worry you’ll feel nice and cosy in the wrap! Just relax, rewind and forget about your worries. As you are dreaming of zero bills and no … Continue reading

4 Benefits of Cosmetic Tattoo

4 Benefits of Cosmetic Tattoo Cosmetic tattoo is a form of tattooing that results in permanent makeup that won’t disappear if you shower, swim or even bawl your eyes out. With makeup routines getting longer with all these new product releases every SINGLE DAY, condense your regime a little by trying out cosmetic tattooing. 1- More Shut Eye Why drag yourself out of bed at 6:30am and sleepily do your makeup routine when you can get in another 20 minutes of sleep in the morning all thanks to your brows and eyes already looking on point. Permanent eyeliner, eyebrows or … Continue reading

Kiss Goodbye to Flakiness this Winter

Kiss Goodbye to Flakiness this Winter Winter is often associated with dry flaky skin HOWEVER it doesn’t always have to be that way with a good skincare regime. Winter is the perfect season to start doing those heavy-duty facial treatments and applying those thicker skincare products, which means byeeeeee lightweight products (for now). The blasting of heaters sure does keep you nice and toasty but it isn’t a great friend to your skin, remember to keep hydrated from the inside out with that good ol’ h2o for that dewy smooth skin.   Exfoliate Exfoliate EXFOLIATE To get that beautiful baby … Continue reading

Skincare: For Men!

Calling all men! Are you guilty of paying more attention to your car or home than you do to your skincare regime? You’re not alone. Men’s skincare and skin treatments can help improve your skin complexion and sustain its youthful appearance. How good would it be to actually look 30 when you’re in your 50s??   Take care of your skin whilst you’re young, it’s worth it in the long run. Skin appearance is important in making you feel more confident and positive, after all you’ll be wearing it every day for the rest of your life!   La Peau’s … Continue reading

Top 4 Reasons to fall in love with Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion

Top 4 Reasons to fall in love with Microdermabrasion In this day and age, we are surrounded by Social Media, following the latest tips & trends to keep our skin in tip top condition! We’re seeing video after video of a new ‘break through’ that will give you that glowing, youthful complexion we all long for. I know what you’re thinking, there must be an easier way to maintain a youthful glow? Answer: Microdermabrasion! Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive, gentle process of using corundum crystals accelerated onto the skin’s surface to buff away any layers of dead skin cells and impurities. … Continue reading